Tag: hdx

  1. Site Wide View of HDX Graphics Modes

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      Some time ago I wrote an article covering the “HDX encoding methods” or HDX graphics modes in XenDesktop 7, a topic which has recently been expanded on in another great article found here which really delves into policy settings and additional recommendations and I recommend them both as background reading to this post. In fact I will not be covering any of the details surrounding ...

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  2. JPEG Compression – Recognising The Artefacts to Help Tune HDX for XenDesktop and XenApp

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    Citrix HDX and HDX 3D Pro technologies use a multitude of compression technologies and codecs to support an enormous range of hardware, end-points, operating systems and network connections for XenDesktop and XenApp. Our technologies are adaptive so most of the time you will be unaware if we are changing technologies under-the-hood to support your particular systems, application usage and network conditions. The administrator has control ...

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  3. Microsoft Lync Support – Citrix vs VMware Support Comparison

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    If you want to know which aspects of Microsoft Lync® are supported in the VDI environment, vague data doesn't provide the straight facts necessary to make informed decisions.  At the very least, apples-to apples-comparisons are not possible when information is unclear. So, I am writing to rectify this situation. Allow me to shed some light on the various platforms (Client OS, and versions of Microsoft Lync) ...

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  4. Using Lync USB Devices with XenApp/XenDesktop

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    Microsoft Lync, soon to be renamed Skype for Business, has become one of the more popular Unified Communications (or “Universal Communications”) applications in the Citrix customer base. And as the use of Lync with XenApp and XenDesktop has grown, so has demand for support of a wide variety of USB audio and video devices. Microsoft lists a broad selection of such devices in the Lync ...

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  5. Using XenApp/XenDesktop with Lync Online

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    Lync® Online is a Microsoft Office 365 hosted communications offering that delivers the collaboration capabilities of Lync Server 2013 as a cloud-based service.  The various Lync server roles (Front End Server, Mediation Server, Edge Server, etc.) all run in Microsoft data centers.   Now, with the recent 1.6 release of Citrix’s HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Lync, delivering the Lync client from XenApp/XenDesktop in a Lync Online ...

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  6. Receiver for Chrome 1.5 supports Web Interface, ICA File Launch, HDX Insight and CloudBridge

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    Just in time for Christmas, we have a great present for our customers with a new version of Receiver for Chrome. We have taken your feedback and added new capabilities in Receiver for Chrome to enable more use cases in your Citrix-Google deployment at work. The major improvement in this release is the support for Citrix Web Interface 5.4 for customers not deploying StoreFront yet. ...

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  7. Autodesk designer reviews REVIT on Citrix XenApp – plus register for GTC 2015

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    At Citrix Synergy 2014, I saw one of the most fascinating demos of NVIDIA GPUs running Citrix XenApp to deliver Autodesk REVIT. We’ve blogged a lot about how XenApp is a really cost effective and user-satisfying way to deliver Autodesk applications on vSphere, XenServer or physical servers using NVIDIA or AMD GPUs. This demo wasn’t so much about the underlying cost of the technologies though but ...

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  8. Learn how to sell Mobility and XenMobile from the EMM Experts at Citrix Summit 2015

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    At this point everyone in the industry is “selling” mobility and has an “EMM” solution. With such a crowded field of EMM providers most organizations are confused about which solutions are best for them and where to begin. Learn how to be effective and shorten your mobility sales cycle at Citrix Summit 2015. At Citrix Summit 2015 you will get the answers to the following: How to ...

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  9. Mobility Master Class: Deploying Citrix XenMobile on Apple iOS

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    With this latest release of iOS, Apple has continued to put forward more enterprise friendly capabilities.  Apple iOS 7 introduced a compelling set of business ready features that Apple iOS 8 continues to build on. These features have CIOs rethinking the mobility challenge presented by consumer devices and how to address them. This opens up some very interesting possibilities and addresses some compelling use cases ...

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  10. Citrix User Group – Norway – Community Cruise and Meeting Review

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    Scandinavians on a boat have usually meant trouble to us English. Vikings have a proven history of getting on their boats, crossing the odd icy-cold sea, followed by burning a few villages or killing the occasional Anglo-Saxon king. So when I heard the Citrix User Group in Norway were holding one of their user group meetings on a cruise, see details here, I wasn’t really ...

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